Scarab with Hyksos scroll pattern

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 15
1648–1540 B.C.


Dimensions

1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.984

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Greenish glazed steatite scarab with highly schematic back type and Hyksos scroll pattern on base.

Provenance

By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer